The Strutters dance team has performed in 24 countries spanning four continents, proudly representing the university around the world.
Founded in 1960 by Mrs. Barbara Guinn Tidwell, the Strutters were the first dance team in the country to be organized on a major university campus.
In the 50 years since its inception, the Strutters have performed in presidential inaugural parades, at numerous NFL and NBA games, the nationally televised Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade and MTV's Total Request Live. Serving as exemplary ambassadors for the university, they've traveled the world - and were the first U.S. dance team to perform in the People's Republic of China.
Most recently, the Strutters danced their way into an new generation of Americans' hearts as they advanced to the semi-finals on the nationally televised hit show, "America's Got Talent."
A Rich History Lives On
The new push for Strutters is the completion of the Strutters Gallery on the ground floor of the north side stadium complex at Bobcat Stadium. Scheduled for completion in 2012, the Gallery will serve to remember the more than 3,000 Strutter alumni and their legendary contributions to the university's pride and traditions.
To find out more about this exciting project - click here.